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Torchy's Tacos

#60 of 6,976 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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2411 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-7015
(713) 595-8226
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When you walk in Torchy's is a funky Spanish infused Art Deco explosion. There seems to be a theme, because their food is a modern twist on a street taco, definitely Tex-mex infused. They have a great assortment of tacos, chips and salsa and snack treats. I am a vegetarian and the avocado taco as well as the independent are... More 

Thank Molly C
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here a number of times...lunch or brunch. We have tried almost all of the tacos. There are lots of excellent and taste-bud tingling options! This Sunday we went for breakfast/brunch. I had a trashy trailer park...guilty pleasure of fried chicken, queso, shredded 3 cheese blend, pico, green chilies, ranch sauce on the side...yummy goodness! My second taco... More 

Thank Heidi M
League City, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just ate for the first time at Torches. My kids(18 & 20) have always said it was great and they were right. Not only was the food incredible but they constantly came by the table to see if we needed anything. Definitely will be back

Thank 947donaldr
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a hip taco place with great offerings - all the tacos we tried were excellent, and the chips and guac great too. Fun atmosphere as well.

Thank Linda W
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get one of everything! These tacos are cheap, tasty and filling and come highly recommended by locals and tourists alike. It's super casual and fast, which makes it a great spot for a full meal or a light snack.

Thank Merlin C
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No Thrills Or Frills,Just Plain Good Food at a Great Price. Casual setting,I reccomend the Barbacoa Tacos.

Thank Luz Z
west chester
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Filling tacos and cheap. $3-4 each, order 2-3. Amazing queso, huge variety in taco types from breakfast tacos, to Asian style, fish, veggie, lots of options

Thank jap54
Jackson, Mississippi
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

It was packed and for good reason. The food choices were cool. I had 3 tacos and was super full. The queso and chips was amazing. The beer selection was decent with some locals.

Thank Ryan L
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My daughter gets monthly infusions in the med center so after we always get Torchys tacos. The bushwhacker is great, but very spicy.

Thank Audra R
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My job puts me in the area frequently so lunch is easy. Sometimes it is worth a trip when I'm craving a good taco. The barbacoa (The Democrat) is amazing, as is the guacamole. Parking is quite a challenge during busy times, so off-site parking may be required. But the hassle is worth it, absolutely!

Thank tjgeorge13000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (713) 595-8226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?